Stories Abound Of The Animatronic Shark Stalling The Moment It Hit Water And Sinking (via McSorley’s Intermittent Review)

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Stories Abound Of The Animatronic Shark Stalling The Moment It Hit Water And Sinking To mark the thirty-fifth anniversary of Steven Spielberg's Jaws, NPR's Cory Turner set out on a journey to find Bruce, the fabled mechanical shark star of the film, and ended up at a junkyard in Sun Valley, California. Bruce itself became a cultural icon — more than the sum of its elastomer skin and pneumatic parts — and gave the beach jitters to generations of Americans. Including me, once I finally saw it — Jaws terrified me so much as a kid th … Read More

via McSorley's Intermittent Review

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